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Saskatchewan’s new income support program doesn’t give people enough money to cover rent: social worker

Saskatchewan’s new income support program is forcing people to live on the streets due to fewer housing options, dwindling benefits and more bureaucratic red tape,…

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‘Poisoned work environment’: Staffer alleges sexual harassment, intoxication in suit against Kenney’s office

A former Alberta legislature staff member is suing the premier’s office, saying she suffered from a toxic workplace culture and was fired as retribution for…

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Bank of Canada ends bond buying program, a sign that higher rates are coming

Canada’s central bank is keeping its benchmark policy interest rate right where it is, but is signalling that higher rates are coming soon. In its…

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100 days to Beijing, Canadian Olympians are kicking it into high gear

The sports calendar was thrown completely out of whack after the unprecedented year-long postponement of the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Most noticeable, amid the various restarts…

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B.C. auditor general highlights $6B budget dispute with government

British Columbia’s auditor general says he has a decade-long difference of opinion with the government over calculating the province’s financial bottom line that now adds…

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Edward Rogers claims he had family’s backing to oust CEO — but mother and sister say no

Edward Rogers says his bid to oust the CEO of the telecom conglomerate his father founded had the support of other members of his family,…

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Long-term care home in London, Ont., charged for unsafe work conditions after nurse’s COVID-19 death

A London nursing home faces charges under Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act after a registered nurse died from COVID-19 and many others were infected…

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Rogers drama shows how owning a company is not the same thing as controlling it

A type of corporate equity structure used by several of Canada’s most prominent companies is once again under fire from critics in light of the…

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Trudeau expected to reveal major overhaul to his cabinet this morning — find out who’s in it

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived at Rideau Hall ahead of what’s being billed as a major shakeup to his cabinet this morning. Liberal sources tell…

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Facing sky-high connection fees, rural Ontarians go off the grid

When Craig Timmermans set out to build a new headquarters for his companies in northern Ontario, he reached out to the power company to find out…

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